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CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 16, 2019

1. "Borderline" by Tame Impala Released: April 12There's a lot of hype surrounding Tame Impala's latest releases and anticipated album. The group debuted this disco-infested track on SNL in March and just recently released the polished version on all streaming platforms. The tune doesn't carry any sort of o...

Hollywood continues to push for representation in horror

Hollywood continues to push for representation in horror

Deja Magee

April 16, 2019

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan Peele said “The way I look at it, I get to cast black people in my movies. I feel fortunate to be in this position where I can say to Universal, ‘I want to make a $20 million horror movie with a black family.’ And they say yes ... I ...

Art students awarded for their work at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Art students awarded for their work at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Melissa Rojas

April 16, 2019

The CSUN art department held its annual Juried Student Exhibition on April 5. The event allows CSUN students of any academic year or major to enter three of their art pieces to win several awards.At the night of the reception, three students were awarded the Virginia A. Orndorff Prize for Best of Show. ...

Review: ‘Shazam!’

Review: ‘Shazam!’

Lucy Conrad

April 10, 2019

"Shazam!" is a simple movie, and in many ways, that’s where its merit lies. The story of a young boy who is given the power to turn into an adult with superhuman powers by an interdimensional wizard is, by default, hard to take seriously. The trick is making sure the corniness of the comic book so...

Review: ‘High Life’ enters uncharted territory

Review: ‘High Life’ enters uncharted territory

Lucy Conrad

April 10, 2019

Director Claire Denis’ "High Life" is almost never silent. When there is no dialogue, there is a deluge of sound. The creaking of old machinery, the crying of an infant, the pulsing and drowning of Tindersticks’ experimental score. The bubbling waters of memory. The sound mixing of the mo...

Student jazz fusion band looks to create social change through music

Student jazz fusion band looks to create social change through music

John Hernandez

April 10, 2019

During the summer of 2018 a collective of six friends — including four CSUN students from the music department — gathered together and made the decision to form the sextet band, I’m Sorry.Jazz performance major Ben McPeek is credited with forming the ensemble, gathering an array of mu...

‘The MataDolls’ dance team seeks to empower the black community at CSUN

‘The MataDolls’ dance team seeks to empower the black community at CSUN

Emmanuelle Roumain

April 9, 2019

Kyle Wallace-Jordan wasn’t planning on pursuing dance when he started the lengthy process of forming the MataDolls at CSUN. “I was inspired by this TV show called 'Bring It.' I watched it when I was sitting in my dorm and I felt like I could do everything she was doing and everything on the ...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 9, 2019

1. "MONOPOLY" by Ariana Grande & Victoria MonétReleased: April 1After the colossal success of the February release of her "thank u, next" album, Ariana Grande and Victoria Monét have joined forces yet again for the drop of this fun cut. Grande is no stranger to boastful lyricism as her and Monét collaboratively flow with lyrics like “Tr...

When and Where 4/17 – 4/24

When and Where 4/17 – 4/24

Elaina Tovar

April 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 17 Los Angeles Career Fair Cost: FREE Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Place: Hilton Hotel LAX; 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles This career fair will give you the chance to interview with recruiters from a wide range of industries, such as accounting, cosmetics, technology, journalism, ...

Wakanda Forever event: Students explore African culture

Wakanda Forever event: Students explore African culture

Elaina Tovar

April 5, 2019

CSUN’s Interdisciplinary Studies of Africa minor's program organized the eighth annual African Studies Symposium at the Grand Salon on Tuesday where its theme was “Wakanda Forever: Reflecting on the Real and Imagined Africa.” Suzanne Scheld, co-coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Studies of Afri...

The CSUN Latino Music Ensemble: Bringing culture and community to campus

The CSUN Latino Music Ensemble: Bringing culture and community to campus

Emmanuelle Roumain

April 2, 2019

Mariachi is a small musical ensemble that originated in Jalisco, Mexico. Composed mainly of a variety of mostly stringed instruments, it is a mixture of Spanish, native and African traditions, and differs from region to region.Though mariachi has long been considered a uniquely Mexican sound, Carlos C...

Art student’s creative fix to college debt

Art student’s creative fix to college debt

Sean Hanafi

April 2, 2019

Being a first-generation Chilean American, one CSUN artist spent his summers visiting family in Chile, where he was exposed to entertainment from the late '80s and early '90s that inspired his artwork later in life.Rodrigo Diaz-Reyes, 26, has been nurturing his artistic talents since he could crawl. Ha...

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